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Hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2018

A structured guide to background checks, hiring and wage & hour law in Alberta


Considerations for Employers in Massachusetts
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 2 2018

Like New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) amendments went into effect on July 1, 2018. Regarded as one of


Neutral Hiring Practices Can Still Result in a Valid Discrimination Claim
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 22 2018

Under the theory of “disparate impact,” even facially neutral policies can result in claims of discrimination when a “protected group” suffers a


“Ban the Box” Updates in Massachusetts
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

“Ban the Box” laws prohibit or limit an employer’s ability to ask a job applicant about his or her criminal record. States, counties and cities have


Recruitment and wage & hour law in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Global, Ireland
  • May 24 2018

A structured guide to background checks, recruitment and wage & hour law in Ireland


Recruitment risk - employer ordered to pay $10,000 in damages to a job candidate for discrimination based on mental illness
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • May 8 2018

In Chalker v Murrays Australia Pty Ltd 2017 NSWCATAD 112, a bus and coach charter company was ordered to pay a job candidate $10,000 compensation


Another Change to Massachusetts’ Ban-the-Box Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective October 13, 2018, Massachusetts employers will no longer be permitted to inquire about certain misdemeanor convictions


Eleventh Circuit Upholds EEOC Verdict Challenging Employer’s Policy Favoring Current Employees For Open Positions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

In EEOC v. Exel, Inc., No. 14-11007, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6629 (11th Cir. Mar. 16, 2018) (available here), the Eleventh Circuit considered and


Perception is reality?
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2018

In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk -v- Coffey (UKEAT026016BA), the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that an employer discriminated


When Asking "What Did Your Last Company Pay You" Can Get You into Trouble
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2018

Recently several states and cities enacted laws prohibiting employers from asking about or considering an applicant's salary history when making